Kollel Iyun Hadaf, Jerusalem
(a) If a woman begins to see blood during Tashmish, how must she proceed?2) According to Rebbi, a woman is believed when she declares that the blood that she is seeing comes from a wound in the uterus.
Rabban Shimon ben Gamliel says that, in reality, that blood is Tamei, but our Rebbes declared it Tahor.
What is their Machlokes, and what are its ramifications? 3) We learnt earlier that from the third Bi'ah with the third husband, the woman must examine herself with a tube.
(a) Why are we not afraid that the tube itself will cause a wound?4)
(a) What did Rebbi do with the woman who always used to see blood during Tashmish?Rebbi Yochanan gave some strange advice to the woman who tended to see blood whenever she came up from Tevilas Mitzvah.
(c) What are the two ways of interpreting Rebbi Yochanan's advice?5) Rebbi decreed 'in the fields' that 'Ra'asah Yom Echad, Teishev Shishah ve'Hu'; 'Shenayim, Shishah ve'Hein'; 'Sheloshah, Teishev Shiv'ah Neki'im'.
(a) What does 'in the fields' mean?Rebbi Zeira says that the Jewish women adopted an additional stringency.
(c) What was that stringency?6) Rava taught Rav Shmuel that, a woman who miscarried on the third day of Zivus is a Zavah, and she must count seven clean days - in spite of the fact that she had pain during the first of the two days.
(a) What is his dual reasoning for this?7) If a woman accepts a man's proposal to get married, she needs to keep seven clean days.
(a) Why is that?
(a) Why should a woman not use Neser (a type of earth) or sand to wash her hair (Chafifas ha'Rosh) for Tevilas Mitzvah?9)
(a) What happened to Rebbi's maidservant when she returned from Tevilah, and what did Rebbi Tell her to do?What is the Din if a woman finds something stuck to her body after she has Toveled ...
(b) ... according to the first Lashon?10) Rava forbids a woman to Tovel whilst standing on earthenware vessels. The Gemara first attributed Rava's reason to Gezeiras Merchetza'os.
(a) What is Gezeiras Merchetza'os?